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« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2011 07:38:30 PM »

I am ALL about this....I've decided to do socks for Christmas, but need to learn how. This is a perfect opportunity! I'll start as soon as I finish the baby blanket I'm working on. woohoo!!
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« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2011 06:41:43 AM »

I want to try to make more socks this summer too.  I have a sweater to finish and a pair almost done then I can get knitting more socks.

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« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2011 07:58:23 AM »

I'm going to pick a pattern today!  Must get started.....

« Reply #13 on: June 08, 2011 08:22:13 AM »

This sounds like a lot of fun and great incentive too!!

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« Reply #14 on: June 08, 2011 02:59:09 PM »

Whee!  I'm going to get myself some sock yarn this week. Cheesy

« Reply #15 on: June 08, 2011 04:32:52 PM »

Stash-busting is on my list of things to do this summer and I do have PLENTY of sock yarn just sitting there looking pretty.
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« Reply #16 on: June 09, 2011 03:58:07 PM »

so depressing....haven't been able to knit socks in so long....making an afghan for a friends wedding next month. more incentive to finish quickly!!!
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« Reply #17 on: June 09, 2011 04:27:00 PM »

I finally just bought sock yarn and smaller needles. I just can't seem to find a pattern I really like... If I can't find the right one, I might go for some yoga socks.

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« Reply #18 on: June 10, 2011 06:44:38 AM »

What are you looking for? Yarn weight? Style? Difficulty?

I've got trouble deciding on a pattern too... And I'm not sure if I'm going to knit for hubby or me first. For him I'm thinking D-Man (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/d-man) since the yarn I've got has some varigation and I'd go mad if I make socks his size in plain stockinette...

For me... I've got this really nice sushi sock roll in a Deep Sea colour that's used in this pattern here (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/triton-socks-2) buuuut... I'm not sure if I should knit that pattern or use the roll for a second go at making pomatomus (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pomatomus). I love that pattern so, but I tried it a little bit early in my sock knitting days and made some poor choices in yarn colour...

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« Reply #19 on: June 10, 2011 07:41:02 AM »

This is so perfect - I'm in the middle of knitting my first pair of (very plain) socks as practice, because I plan on making pretty much everyone I know socks for Christmas Grin Might as well make a head start!

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